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3D Printing: A “newborn, niche market” climbing to the top

3D Printing: A “newborn, niche market” climbing to the top

Written by David

April 26, 2020

With the ever-evolving and dynamic nature of technology, industries across the world continuously adopt varied tools to create efficient solutions.


English author Douglas Adams had once said, “We are stuck with technology when what we really want is just stuff that works.” Today, technology is beyond ‘stuff that works’; there are many boxes to tick, with cost efficiency, sustainability, speediness, and adaptability topping the list.


In the construction industry, 3D concrete printing or additive manufacturing is identified as a “newborn niche market that will compete with other construction tools and technologies,” chief operating officer of sustainable infrastructure solutions company ACCIONA, Luis Clemente, tells Construction Week.


“Concrete 3D printing will keep growing rapidly in the coming years,” he adds. Dubai’s 3D Printing Strategy — announced in 2016 by the Vice President and Prime minister of the UAE, and Ruler of Dubai, HH […]


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